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put option Syllabification: put op·tion
Pronunciation: /ˈpət ˌäpSHən/

Definition of put option in English:


Stock Market
An option to sell assets at an agreed price on or before a particular date.
Example sentences
  • A collar is the equivalent of buying a call option and selling a put option.
  • On one day alone last week, more than 12,600 put options for July, priced at 200p, changed hands.
  • But maximum losses are limited here because we have a long put option (with a strike price of 50).
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